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The Compassionate Nature of Mindfulness

I was invited to write on the inherently compassionate nature of mindfulness for Source Yoga. Below is an excerpt.

“It takes boldness, even audacity, to step out of our habitual patterns and experiment with a quality like kindness – to work with it and see just how it might shift and open up our lives.”

– Sharon Salzberg

Mindfulness for me is like a grand experiment in kindness. This wasn’t always the case though. When I first began practicing meditation nearly 20 years ago my approach resembled how I approached much of life – I rode myself hard and judged often. My inner critics routinely were the ones holding court. No surprise that my practice began to feel more like an endurance experiment in agitation and ouches than the relief I was seeking.

What fueled my own audacity to step out these habitual patterns…Click here to read the full article.

I’m also excited to be guest teaching there April 15th with Studio Director/Owner Erin Joosse on Awakening Kindness: Finding Home Wherever You Are.

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